Creating Space: what self care means to me

“Me-time” “Self-Care” “R&R” – these trendy terms are popping up all over social media, accompanied by pictures of bubble baths, pretty lattes, and charcoal face masks. There is a lot to be said for carving out time for “self care” in your life and something I realized recently that I desperately needed to do. Let [...]

Eight Limbs of Yoga: diving into the niyama, saucha

Eight Limbs of Yoga: diving into the niyama, saucha

I wrote a post a little while back about the eight limbs of yoga: the yamas, niyamas, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, and dhyana. Eventually I will get around to writing more about these. Although at my current pace of blogging (slow), you may all need to show some real patience. Skipping over the first limb for now [...]

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Considered the father of modern yoga, Patanjali created the Yoga Sutras, a guidebook of sorts to help those on their path towards enlightenment. Sutras, or threads, provide a succinct, nugget of knowledge that provide insight into the core of yoga. This goes beyond the physical practice and includes as a way of being in the world. [...]

Intention Setting

Setting an Intention:  In light of hosting #trueexpressions, a yoga challenge focused on pairing a mantra or intention with a pose (check it out! Instagram.com/eatflowlive), I thought I would write a little bit more about setting an intention for your practice, why I love intentions, and how to create your own.  Intentions, or Sankalpa, help [...]